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Crème de la Crème Files, 2001-2015
Title: Crème de la Crème Files, 2001-2015
Record Series: 18/16/03
Creator: C. Hugh Pettersen
Extent: 4.17 linear feet, 3 boxes
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.
Language: This material is entirely in English.
Access and Use
Accessing the Collection:
All material in this collection, with the exception of donor lists in the financial folder, are open to research.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Crème de la Crème Files, 2001-2015, Archives Record Series 18/16/03, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
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Crème de la Crème was a series of benefit music performances that showcased local talent, including University of Northern Iowa faculty. C. Hugh Pettersen founded the series in 2001. Mr. Pettersen was a College Hill merchant and a strong supporter of the arts. Researchers interested in Mr. Pettersen may wish to consult the files of the College Hill Arts Festival as well as a collection of papers donated by Mr. Pettersen himself. He and a longstanding, hard-working board presented an excellent series of annual performances for fifteen years. After Mr. Pettersen's death in October 2014, the board decided that the series would come to an end in 2015. Board members donated this collection to the University of Northern Iowa Archives in June 2015.
Scope and Content
This collection presents a good look at the business of the series, such as board minutes, publicity, newspaper articles and advertisements, and performance posters and programs.
List of performers
Financial files (donor lists restricted use)
Programs and publicity
Programs and publicity associated with Gallagher/Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Reviews, wrap-ups, thanks, and plans
Performance programs, 01-02-2014
Audiocassettes, including two cassettes labeled as recording of radio interviews for the 2002 performance
Performance posters, including one framed poster
Collection processed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, June 2015; updated, June 24, 2015 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018. Linear feet updated September 18, 2017.